Ontario Regional Chief RoseAnne Archibald Acknowledges the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women

(December 6, 2019) Ontario Regional Chief RoseAnne Archibald and the Chiefs of Ontario acknowledge the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women on December 6, 2019, and we remember the massacre of 14 female students at l’École Polytechnique de Montréal, thirty years ago today on December 6, 1989, by an act of

2020-10-29T16:40:14-04:00December 6th, 2019|Categories: Communications, Social|

Request for Proposals: Consultant for First Nations Human Trafficking GTA Safe House Feasibility Study

SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS You are invited to submit a proposal for a project by the Chiefs of Ontario to utilize your consultation expertise to a study that identifies all steps and costs, safety, and operational requirements associated with the establishment of a First Nation human trafficking safe house in the Greater Toronto area for women, girls, and children.

2020-10-29T16:40:15-04:00October 17th, 2019|Categories: Communications, Health, Social|

Ontario Regional Chief RoseAnne Archibald Honours the Lives and Legacies of the Missing and Murdered Women and Girls on Sisters in Spirit Day

(Toronto, October 4, 2019) Ontario Regional Chief RoseAnne Archibald and the Chiefs of Ontario honour the lives and legacies of the hundreds of Missing and Murdered Women and Girls across Canada today and stand alongside with the survivors and families, on the 14th Annual Sisters in Spirit day. “Today, I, along with the Chiefs of

2020-10-29T16:40:15-04:00October 4th, 2019|Categories: Communications, Social|

Chiefs of Ontario Statement on announcement by Canada to seek a judicial review of CHRT Ruling

(Toronto, On, October 4, 2019) – Ontario Regional Chief RoseAnne Archibald shares the Chiefs of Ontario’s extreme frustration in the Government of Canada’s decision to judicially review the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal’s decision to compensate children and their families who have been discriminated against. The Tribunal’s decision, issued in early September, awarded compensation to the

2020-10-29T16:40:15-04:00October 4th, 2019|Categories: Communications, Justice, Social, Youth|

Canadian Human Rights Tribunal awards compensation for child welfare impacts

(Toronto, September 6, 2019) Chiefs of Ontario welcomes today’s decision from the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal that recognizes that First Nations children and families have gone through pain and suffering “of the worst kind” in the child welfare system, and from failures to fully implement Jordan’s Principle. It also found that Canada was wilful and

2020-10-29T16:40:15-04:00September 6th, 2019|Categories: Communications, Political, Social|Tags: |

Ontario Regional Chief RoseAnne Archibald Statement on the Passing of Bill C-92

(Toronto, June 21, 2019) –  On June 20, 2019, Bill C-92, the federal child welfare legislation, passed in Parliament. The Chiefs of Ontario are disappointed to see that the legislation as adopted failed to include most of the significant amendments put forward from our leaders to the relevant committees within the House of Commons and

2020-10-29T16:40:15-04:00June 21st, 2019|Categories: Communications, Political, Social, Youth|Tags: |

Ontario Regional Chief RoseAnne Archibald on the Release of the Final Report for the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women Inquiry

(Toronto, June 3, 2019) Today, after nearly three years, the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women has concluded and released their long anticipated final report titled “Reclaiming Power and Place”. This 1,200 page document details the decades of violence that has been experienced by Indigenous women across Canada and features over 230 recommendations

2020-10-29T16:40:15-04:00June 3rd, 2019|Categories: Communications, Social|

Ontario Regional Chief RoseAnne Archibald Responds to Today’s Introduction of Bill c-92 in Parliament

(Toronto, February 28, 2019) Today, Minister of Indigenous Services Seamus O’Regan unveiled the long awaited proposed Bill C-92 in the House of Commons; this legislation, which was one of the first Calls to Action by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, will acknowledge First Nations’  jurisdiction over Indigenous children and families across Canada – ensuring Indigenous

2020-10-29T16:40:15-04:00February 28th, 2019|Categories: Communications, Political, Social|Tags: |

Ontario Regional Chief RoseAnne Archibald Commemorates the 28th Annual Women’s Memorial March

(Toronto, February 14, 2019) Ontario Regional Chief RoseAnne Archibald is acknowledging February 14th, the Annual Women’s Memorial March; a day when thousands have the opportunity to gather together across Canada to remember and honour the women, girls and two spirited individuals who have died or have gone missing, and to support their loved ones. “On

2020-10-29T16:40:16-04:00February 14th, 2019|Categories: Communications, Justice, Political, Social|Tags: , |
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